Posts Tagged ‘doomscrolling’


doomscrolling [ doom-skroh-ling]┬ánoun the practice of obsessively checking online news for updates, especially on social media feeds, with the expectation that the news will be bad, such that the feeling of dread from this negative expectation fuels a compulsion to continue looking for updates in a self-perpetuating cycle. ( Doomscrolling, also called doomsurfing, is the…[ Read the full article ]